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Process Automation Engineer

Oxford (Ohio), United States Nashville (Tennessee), United States Raleigh (North Carolina), United States
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Job Description

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for an Automation and Controls Engineer for support of product test and assembly equipment with initial assignment in Oxford OH.

Individual responsibility covers all aspects of industrial systems such as architecture, layout, automation, and MIS integration of assembly lines.

What do you get to do in this position?

Create automated equipment/machine specifications which includes end of line test equipment

Work with external suppliers to design and deploy assembly lines, including automated equipment

Work as part of a multi-functional team developing robotic solutions

Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical controls requirements (Creo)

Develop, deploy, and debug PLC and HMI programs for automated equipment

Integrate machines and assembly lines into MIS and plants’ digital manufacturing execution systems

Plan and provide detailed training on equipment design, maintenance and troubleshooting to various customer skill

Support of existing equipment designs, and production issues will be required both locally and at various sites globally

Maintain up to date knowledge of equipment technologies and utilizes this knowledge to specify and develop innovative solutions

Utilize continuous improvement methodology to improve internal industrial processes


This job might be for you if you have:

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Automation, Robotics Engineering, or similar

1+ years’ experience in automation industry or high-volume manufacturing environment

1+ years’ experience in assembly line equipment design and deployment

Strong mechanical background

Good problem-solving skills with experience troubleshooting issues and finding root cause

Experience with PLC programming

Configured and designed HMI systems

Familiarity with vision systems (Cognex, Keyence)

Knowledge of communication protocols (Modbus, Ethernet/IP, CAN, Profibus, etc)

Strong communication skills in English (written and verbal)

Proven ability to work independently in a multicultural virtual environment across various functions (design engineering, purchasing, quality, marketing, finance, mfg operations and others)

Proven ability to influence and convince through negotiation

Ability to be a self-starter, who can work in parallel on multiple projects

Capability to be a facilitator to drive problem solving and troubleshooting activities



15% Travel required (domestic and international based on project assignment)


Why us?

Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.


€25.7bn global revenue

137 000+ employees in 100+ countries

45% of revenue from IoT

5% of revenue devoted for R&D



You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled


It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.



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